Alexander J. Diaz
New Jersey, 2014
Current Place of Residence: North Bergen, NJ
University: Harvard University
Other Information: Alexander J. Diaz, North Bergen, is a senior at Harvard majoring in psychology. Alex has focused his studies and research on the cognitive mechanisms that underlie unconscious race, ethnic and gender bias, and has worked with leading law enforcement authorities to use psychological research to achieve less biased trials. He has also been active in the Harvard Kennedy School Latino Leadership Institute and in many programs in disadvantaged Latino communities, especially in his home town of Union City, New Jersey, but also in New York City’s lower east side. He plays club basketball and managed Harvard’s varsity basketball team.